St. Olaf Band

2023 California Tour

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The St. Olaf Band on the 2018 Australia and New Zealand tour

St. Olaf Band at Orchestra Hall - May 5

The St. Olaf Band, conducted by Dr. Timothy Mahr, will perform a special concert at Orchestra Hall on Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. With Dr. Mahr set to retire from St. Olaf in the spring, this concert is a celebration of his career, and the tremendous impact he’s made on students, colleagues, and audiences across the country. Tickets are free for all students (must be reserved) and range from $25-50 for adults based on location. Get your tickets here.

There will also be a special alumni dinner and and post-concert reception to celebrate the St. Olaf Band and Dr. Mahr, who will be in attendance. The dinner will take place on Friday, May 5, 2023 at 5 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis in advance of the concert. Please register for the dinner here. 

Founded in 1891, The St. Olaf Band, dubbed “one of America’s preeminent bands” by The New Yorker, performs the very best compositions and transcriptions for symphonic band, producing an exciting, crowd-pleasing style.
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